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April 29th, 2017 6:00 pm
PSYOP/MISOC targets foreign governments, groups, and individuals. The government program is similar to journalism, a mode of communication that spreads information, but often spins the narrative, according to Colonel Curtis D. B...
April 29th, 2017 5:22 pm
National monuments: Presidents can create them, but only Congress can undo them
April 29th, 2017 8:41 am
Financial Markets and Economy
As the United Nations Security Council decides whether to tighten the sanctions screws on North Korea, the country's increasingly isolated government could lose a lifeline provided by state-owned China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC).
Among the spate of bullish trends visible after three weeks of earnings reports: analysts, who almost always cut full-year estimates in April, are now raising them, pu...
April 28th, 2017 7:45 pm
[Posted at Zero Hedge]
Recently, I wrote about a small $100,000 trade of cheese and butter.
This one trade changed 400 years of history in just four hours.
How so? Normally, it would take 10 days to handle the paperwork. But this trade concluded in less than fou...
April 28th, 2017 6:19 pm
By VWArticles. Originally published at ValueWalk.
Farnam Street Q1 letter to investors
Also see2017 Hedge Fund Letters Hedge Fund Letters: 2016
The First (and Last?) Competitive Advantage
“Capitalism is a pretty brutal place.”
– Charlie Munger]]> Get The Full Series in PDF
Get the entire 10-part series on Charlie Munger in PDF. Save it to your desktop, read it on your tablet, or email ...
April 28th, 2017 10:06 am
Courtesy of Chris Kimble.
Could historical outflows present an opportunity? Yesterday Sentimentrader.com reported that outflows from Gold Miners ETF’s GDX and GDXJ topped $800 million on 4/26, the largest single day outflows in history.
Below looks at Gold Miners ETF GDX, reflecting where these large outflows took place.
CLICK ON CHART TO ENLARGE
The long-term trend since...
April 28th, 2017 12:00 am
Courtesy of Benzinga.Related NFLX Earnings: Google Parent Alphabet Gets Ready To Report Q1 Results Rich Ross Believes Netflix Is Going To $180...
April 27th, 2017 5:38 pm
Courtesy of Declan.It was another quiet day for indices but the Semiconductor index was able to add over 1% on the day. This also helped post gains to the Nasdaq 100, although there was a relative gain for the Semiconductor Index against the latter index.
April 24th, 2017 9:50 am
Reminder: OpTrader is available to chat with Members, comments are found below each post.
This post is for all our live virtual trade ideas and daily comments. Please click on "comments" below to follow our live discussion. All of our current trades are listed in the spreadsheet below, with entry price (1/2 in and All in), and exit prices (1/3 out, 2/3 out, and All out).
We also indicate our stop, which is most of the time the "5 day moving average". All trades, unless indicated, are front-month ATM options.
Please feel free to participate in the discussion and ask any questions you might have about this virtual portfolio, by clicking on the "comments" link right below.
To learn more about the swing trading virtual portfolio (strategy, performance, FAQ, etc.), please click here ...
April 21st, 2017 10:12 am
Courtesy of Phil Stasukaitis (pstas)
I was asked by my local investment club to do a presentation on "how to buy a stock?" As I pondered the question, I began by noting all the elements that I monitor regularly and which come in to play as part of my decision process. As the group is comprised novices to experts, I tried to gear my discussion to cover both basics and more advanced concepts.
Four Part Discussion
1. Macro Economic Indicators
We'll start with reviewing some basic concepts and measurements that have direct effects on the stock market.
A. Gross Domestic Product (GDP)
April 15th, 2017 3:32 pm
Courtesy of Jean-Luc
I am telling you Angel – makes no sense… BTW:Republicans Love Bombing, But Only When a Republican Does It
By Kevin Drum, Mother Jones
A few days ago I noted that Republican views of the economy changed dramatically when Donald Trump was elected, but Democratic views stayed pretty stable. Apparently Republicans view the economy through a partisan lens but Democrats don't.
Are there other examples of this? Yes indeed. Jeff Stein points to polling data about air strikes against Syria:
April 12th, 2017 10:50 pm
Reminder: Pharmboy is available to chat with Members, comments are found below each post.
PSW Members....it has been a while since my last post, but since many have all been on the board following the chat, it is time for a scientific lesson in a few of the companies we are long. In addition, another revolution is coming in the medical field, and it will be touched upon as well.
CAR-T - stands for Chimeric antigen receptors (CARs) and the T is for T-cell.
From the picture above, T-cells are one cell type of our immune system that fight off infection as well as they are one player at keeping rogue cells from becoming cancerous. Unfortunately, cancer somehow evades the immune system and so it begins.
CAR-T came along in the late1980s via a brilliant scientist, Zelig Eshhar...
March 7th, 2017 4:51 pm
Here's a free ebook for you to check out!
Phil has a chapter in a newly-released eBook that we think you’ll enjoy.
In My Top Strategies for 2017, Phil's chapter is Secret Santa’s Inflation Hedges for 2017.
This chapter isn’t about risk or leverage. Phil present a few smart, practical ideas you can use as a hedge against inflation as well as hedging strategies designed to assist you in staying ahead of the markets.
Some other great content in this free eBook includes:
· How 2017 Will Affect Oil, the US Dollar and the European Union...
May 13th, 2016 2:40 pm
Reminder: Harlan is available to chat with Members, comments are found below each post.
Philip R. Davis is a founder Phil's Stock World, a stock and options trading site that teaches the art of options trading to newcomers and devises advanced strategies for expert traders...